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How aware are your students of their digital footprint, and do they know how a positive online reputation can affect their future success? Using the activities on this page, support students to identify the positive and negative impacts of sharing information with people online.
(45 - 60 minutes)
This lesson is designed to help students understand the significance of their digital footprint and how having a positive online reputation and managing your 'netiquette' is crucial to aiming high.
By the end of the lesson students will be able to:
By using the Reputation in the workplace film as a starter activity to this lesson, students will begin to understand the importance of building a positive reputation for themselves and to do this. This film has been made in partnership with education charity The Talent Foundry, and has been adapted from a Facebook live session.
There is plenty of other LifeSkills content to continue discussing the importance of reputation in the workplace. Try out our 'Online reputation in the workplace' and 'Communicating digitally in the world of work' and why not build the importance of reputation as a focus in your students’ curriculum? Refer to our Content guide to find out how this LifeSkills resource can be used in lessons.
Explore this topic even further at BBC Teach and challenge your students to take the test assessing their social media presence. Here you will also find a film exploring why we take risks online, along with top tips.
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